23 - 27 November 2016

SACRED: Homelands Festival 2016


Toynbee Studios
28 Commercial Street
E1 6AB
T 020 7650 2350

23-27 November. See full programme below. The SACRED: Homelands programme contains adult themes and content which may be unsuitable for younger audiences.

GROUP OFFER: 6 tickets can be purchased for the price of 5 both online and via telephone. 

SACRED:Homelands is an international festival featuring UK premiere performances, durational/installation works and in depth conversations with artists travelling from Tonga, India, Canada, New Zealand, as well as Europe, many of whom are visiting these shores for the first time. In times of grave social and environmental injustices, the artists were invited to make London their 'homeland' and to share what is sacred to them.

SACRED:Homelands 2016 has been curated by Nikki Milican, former Artistic Director of New Moves International, producers of New Territories and The National Review of Live Art, the UK's most significant and influential festival of performance that ran from 1979-2010.

The programme features: Berlin (Belgium), Daina Ashbee (Québec), Nathalie Bikoro (Gabon), Inder Salim (India), James Luna (USA), Josephine Garcia Jowett (Philippines/NZ), Varsha Nair (India/Thailand) Elvira Santamaria (Mex/Ire), Latai Taumoepeau (Tonga/Aus), Urnamo (Iraq/Switz), Via Negativa (Slovenia) Zierle & Carter (UK).


Supported by Arts Council England 

Festival Programme

23 November
SACRED: Homelands Festival – Wednesday
 With work by Nathalie Mba Bikoro, Josephine Garcia Jowett, Varsha Nair & Elvira Santamaría.
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24 November
SACRED: Homelands Festival – Thursday
 With work by Daina Ashbee, Zierle & Carter, Josephine Garcia Jowett & Varsha Nair.
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25 November
SACRED : Homelands Festival – Friday
 With work by Ziele & Carter, Josephine Garcia Jowett & Latai Taumoepeau.
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26 November
SACRED: Homelands Festival – Saturday 
With work by James Luna / Culture Storm, Issam Kourbaj, Inder Salim & Ali Al-Fatlawi & Wathiq Al-Ameri.
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27 November
SACRED: Homelands Festival – Sunday
 With work by Via Negativa.
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Photo: Inder Salim

Photo: Inder Salim

SACRED: Homelands Festival 2016 2016-11-23 00:00:00 2016-11-27 00:00:00 Toynbee Studios, London UK
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